TNS-04414: File error when using dbca silent

TNS-04414: File error when using dbca silent

When hurriedly using a set of silent database creation scripts on 11gR2 I stumbled several times across an error where dbca was failing after about 15s, and had not even started copying files. The log files in $ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/dbca/<my_db> all contained: [crayon-5ae118721a499453662752/] Various posts on the web were suggesting a problem in the tnsnames.ora file which […]

Fast Oracle 12c Installation on Linux with RPMs (1/2)

Fast Oracle 12c Installation on Linux with RPMs (1/2)

Installing Oracle Software is boring! Obviously, if you use Oracle Linux, you know about oracle-validated, oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall and oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall RPMs which create users, set parameters and install the required packages… Still! Once the prerequisites are fulfilled, installing Oracle Software requires you to (1)upload the distribution to a staging location, (2) run the installer, (3) apply the […]